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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor

    Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
  • Lawmakers frustrated by lack of progress on veterans home

    Lawmakers frustrated by lack of progress on veterans home
    When Assembly member Sharon Quirk-Silva read here last Sunday that it could take two more years to build a kitchen in the half-empty West Los Angeles Veterans Home, she called outgoing Assembly Speaker John Pérez at home. "Let's see what we can do to...
  • The new Board of Supervisors should make its own rules

    The new Board of Supervisors should make its own rules
    One of the many thorns thrust into the sides of law students is the requirement that they learn the Rule Against Perpetuities, a complicated, ancient but still sensible legal formula that is meant to restrict a person's continuing ability, after death, to...
  • L.A. County supervisor rivals Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver debate tonight

    L.A. County supervisor rivals Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver debate tonight
    Los Angeles County supervisorial rivals Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver will debate tonight in Pacoima, focusing on healthcare, education and other regional social service issues. OneLA, a coalition of faith, labor and community groups, is hosting the...
  • U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman endorses Sheila Kuehl for county supervisor

    Retiring Westside Congressman Henry Waxman announced his backing of Sheila Kuehl for Los Angeles County supervisor on Monday, handing the former state senator a key endorsement as she heads into the final weeks of campaigning before the Nov. 4 election....
  • Jails aren't for the mentally ill

    To the editor: Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey and other L.A. County officials deserve high marks for adopting the diversion pilot program for mental illness offenders involved in misdemeanor-level crimes. ("Mental illness program...
  • Labor group forms to support Sheila Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor

    Labor group forms to support Sheila Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor
    Los Angeles County government's unionized workers jumped into the race to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Board of Supervisors, giving $362,500 to an outside group formed to support Sheila Kuehl. Five different unions gave to a newly formed committee...
  • Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest

    Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest
    Two Democratic attorneys battling for an open state Senate seat in coastal Los Angeles County have been successful at tapping cash from supporters, they reported Thursday. Ben Allen has a fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke as the two compete in the...
  • L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race

    L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race
    The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the region's largest union voice, gave its official "enthusiastic" endorsement of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in her campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor. Rank-and-file members representing a...
  • Would a citizens commission work in overseeing L.A.'s sheriff?

     Would a citizens commission work in overseeing L.A.'s sheriff?
    Momentum is building for the creation of a citizens commission to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, where scandals led to the criminal convictions of deputies and to Sheriff Lee Baca's resignation this year. Now, Supervisor Mark Ridley-...
  • Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?

    Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?
    In politics, there are few positions that are simultaneously more desirable and more vulnerable than that of the “inevitable” candidate. Candidates seen as near-certain winners have an easier time raising money, because donors want to...